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Glenn Selk: Can We Select Cattle To Reduce Pinkeye Incidence??

Pinkeye has long been a costly nuisance with reduced beef production in the form of lower weight gain, milk production, body condition, and eventually even poorer reproduction can result from eye infections. 

6 months ago
Cattle Handling Strategies to Improve Postweaning Calf Health

When animals have health or performance problems it is almost always because the person in charge of taking care of them is not showing the proper interest in what they need.

1 year ago
In addition to making sure freshly weaned calves are getting enough water, feed, rest and exercise and have a comfortable environment, we are simultaneously working with them in the sense of teaching them to be manageable.
Cattle Handling Strategies to Improve Postweaning Calf Health

When animals have health or performance problems it is almost always because the person in charge of taking care of them is not showing the proper interest in what they need.

1 year ago
Temporary Resolution Reached in Texas on Cattle Fever Tick Spray Boxes

Officials in Texas have come to a temporary resolution that will allow the use of Cattle Fever Tick spray boxes for 45 days until a permanent solution is found.

2 years ago
Flies: Small Pests, Big Problems

It is abnormally dry in more than 80% of Arkansas as heat and dry weather are cutting forage production.

2 years ago
Preconditioning: More Options, Same Challenges

New supplements offer value but producers need to determine costs and potential returns for practices they adopt

2 years ago
A comprehensive preconditioning program helps calves gain weight and stay healthy through weaning and shipping.
Preconditioning: More Options, Same Challenges

New supplements offer value but producers need to determine costs and potential returns for practices they adopt

2 years ago
Researchers Need Help Capturing Losses from Buffalo Gnat Outbreak

Buffalo gnats, or black flies, were blamed for deaths of cattle, horses and deer in Arkansas earlier this year. Now researchers want to quantify the risks and see what control efforts were effective.

2 years ago